156 people evacuated from Mariupol to Zaporizhzhia: Zelenskyy
Updated 08:19, 04-May-2022

Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy said in his nightly address on Tuesday that 156 civilians had been evacuated to the central Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia from Mariupol.

The civilians were evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol on May 1.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday welcomed the safe evacuation of civilians.

"I am pleased that more than 100 civilians have successfully been evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, in an operation successfully coordinated by the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross," Guterres said in a statement.

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